Mrs. Chloe Crowley
Chloé Ashley Crowley, a native of Jackson, MS and graduate of Murrah High School, was trained in ballet, modern, and jazz at Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex. After high school, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from Jackson State University while performing in the Sonic Boom of the South marching band as a member and captain of the Prancing J-Settes. After her undergraduate matriculation, Mrs. Crowley obtained a master’s degree in dance education from New York University. While in New York, she choreographed, taught, and performed various genres of dance ranging from ballet to East African. In May of 2013, she performed at Radio City Music Hall. With over 10 years of teaching experience, she previously taught ballet, jazz, and cheer at New Hope Christian School in Jackson, MS. She is the Owner of The Village Dance Center at the Jackson Medical Mall, where the sole purpose is to provide the art of dance to the Black Community. Currently, she is also the Director of the Prancing J-Settes at Jackson State University who were recently featured in an HBCU Campaign Commercial with AT & T featuring recording artist, dancer, and singer Ciara. As a dance educator, Mrs. Crowley feels that her greatest strength is the ability to build positive working relationships with her students. She acknowledges that dance is evolutionary and believes in the continuing development of the dance world and the impact that it plays in society. While teaching, she has epitomized that rare mix of compassion and approachability with the ability to set high expectations for her students as dancers and choreographers. Her main goal as an educator is to grow intellectually and professionally with her students. Mrs. Crowley also expects that her strong passion, enthusiasm, and respect for the dance profession will positively influence and greatly affect future generations of students.